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(L-R) Top: Joan Joyce, photo courtesy Max Jackson. Willie Taggart, photo courtesy Alex Liscio. Dusty May, photo courtesy of FAU Athletics. John McCormack photo courtesy of McCormack’s Twitter.

Head football coach Wilie Taggart narrowly defeats head baseball coach in first annual Coaches Schwab Trivia Show

May 2, 2020

  Coach Willie Taggart edged out Coach John McCormack in overtime to win the first ever Stump the Schwab: FAU Coaches E...

FAU head coach and author Tony Renzoni talk to athletes at the campus bookstore on Wednesday. Photo courtesy of FAU Softball

FAU softball coach meets fans, promotes new biography in Boca bookstore

February 27, 2020

FAU head softball coach Joan Joyce, a recent FAU Athletics Hall of Fame inductee, appeared at the student bookstore for two hours on Wednesday.

Coaches Howard Schnellenberger and Joan Joyce join six others in the class of 2019 FAU Athletics Hall of Fame. Photos respectively by Michelle Friswell and Alexander Rodriguez

Eight FAU athletes, coaches selected for 2019 FAU Athletics Hall of Fame class

July 2, 2019

The class of 2019 includes three coaches and five former student athletes.

FAU played a fall scrimmage game against Keiser University on Oct. 28. FAU went on to win against Keiser 9-2.

Softball: Owls start season off with two shutout victories, win four out of six games

February 11, 2018

Tatum Buckley earns three of the team’s four wins, two of which were complete game shutouts

Kylee Hanson pitches during the April 30, 2016 game versus Western Kentucky University. Photo courtesy of Mohammed Emran

Softball: FAU loses Kylee Hanson to Florida State

July 10, 2017

Softball head coach Joan Joyce will have to find a new starting pitcher for her squad as Kylee Hanson decided to transfer to Florida State University.

Coaches Howard Schnellenberger and Joan Joyce join six others in the class of 2019 FAU Athletics Hall of Fame. Photos respectively by Michelle Friswell and Alexander Rodriguez

FAU’s best coach: Joan Joyce vs. Howard Schnellenberger

April 17, 2017

They both created their programs from scratch. They both put FAU athletics on the map in their respective sports. But between...

Sophomore Lauren Whitt (19) throws the ball toward first base a Middle Tennessee player hit a ground ball to her during her team's game on April 14. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Softball: FAU wins two out of three in hard fought series versus Middle Tennessee

April 15, 2017

FAU Softball defeated Middle Tennessee State University twice and lost once over the weekend in one of its most hard-fought series of the season.

The Owls wait for junior Emily Lochten to cross home plate after her 15th home run of the season. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Softball: FAU wins 2-of-3 behind solid weekend from Emily Lochten

March 26, 2017

Florida Atlantic softball defeated the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in two of their three games this weekend.

The FAU Cheer team poses with their national championship rings and trophy during halftime of an Owls basketball game in early December. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

FAU sports: top moments of 2016

December 31, 2016

As 2016 winds down to a close, it has been an up and down year for FAU sports. The Owls had teams vary from national champions to the worst in Conference USA and everything in between.

Senior third baseman Carnesha Thompson runs to home plate for a run against Western Kentucky. Mohammed F Emran | Staff Photographer

Softball: Owls clinch Conference USA regular season championship

May 1, 2016

Florida Atlantic softball capped off its senior day celebration by winning the Conference USA regular season championship and sweeping Western Kentucky University over the weekend.

Junior pitcher Colyn O'Connell has recorded an ERA of 1.50 after 15 appearances this season. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Baseball, softball pitching among country’s best

April 25, 2016

Two similarities exist between Florida Atlantic’s softball and baseball team’s seasons.

Junior rightfielder Delaney Rickey runs out a grounder to first base during the Owls' game versus Penn State on Feb. 14.  Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Softball: Owls bring out brooms in series sweep over Charlotte 49ers

April 24, 2016

No. 22 Florida Atlantic softball completed its three game series sweep on the road against the Charlotte 49ers to push the Owls winning streak to 12 games.